Given the range of disruptive forces unleashed by the global pandemic, the need for effective leadership has risen to the forefront. Amidst this challenging landscape, leaders are being called upon in new ways to create and sustain a positive environment that enables staff, volunteers and community to sustain their commitments and refine their skills.
Where do you go to cultivate your ability to act with empathy, passion and creativity and renew your commitment toward your organization’s mission and the greater social good?
It’s no secret that how we understand leadership has evolved and continues to expand as we learn and adapt in our ever-changing world. Authenticity, vulnerability and courage are often used to describe the greatest examples of leadership and yet, we tend to not dedicate enough time to grow these qualities within ourselves. Before a leader can effectively inspire others, they must cultivate their understanding of who they are and who they want to be as a leader. The Transformational Leadership program starts with this goal in mind.
This series is composed of 5 parts and uses these tactics for learning:
Interactive exercises, practical tools and a little bit of play
Large group sessions, small group sessions and personal reflection
Teaching and discussion on leading from an equity and inclusion lens
Developing connections with a cohort of leaders
As a participant, you will explore who you are as a leader - your characteristics, your blind spots and where you have room to grow. This series will challenge participants to move beyond popular definitions of leadership to become more aware, strategic, innovative, and to be a valued contributor to systems transformations.
This series is designed for new and seasoned leaders who want to improve themselves, empower people, grow their organization, and succeed in the complex environments in which they operate, while enhancing social good. Individuals who want to learn, grow, and elevate their own quality of leadership will see great value in this program. All leaders all welcome from new to potential and seasoned leaders, managers, supervisors, directors, and executive directors.
PROGRAM: Full details and dates of each session are below. Click on each session title to get more information.
SESSION #1: March 24
Influencing Workplace Culture Through Creativity and Play
SESSION #3: May 5
Leveraging your Leadership to Advance Equity and Inclusion
SESSION #4 : May 26
Self Leadership: Create Balance and Stop the Glorification of Busy
SESSION #5 : June 9
Transform Your Leadership: Drawing From Indigenous Wisdom (more details coming soon)
In the weeks between each session dedicated time will be set up for small groups to come together, to discuss reflection questions and/or leadership challenges that they are experiencing.
WHY SHOULD YOU INVEST IN THIS LEARNING OPPORTUNITY?
Participants come away from this series not only with inspiration and practical tools, but with something far more valuable – a toolkit that will enable you to: :
Tackle problems more creatively
Improve active listening and communicate more effectively
Work more productively, equitably and collaboratively
Foster inclusive and healthy relationships
Build resilience and deepen character
*This is a 5-part series. All sessions run from 1:00 to 3:30 pm
**In order to receive the certificate you must attend ALL sessions**
ADDITIONAL INVESTMENT INFORMATION:
Are you a nonprofit member organization with an operating budget of under $100,000? You may be able to save an additional 50% off the registration fee.
Learn if you are eligible for the NONPROFIT MEMBER DISCOUNT RATE.
Generously supported by the City of London
Thank you to our 2021 Learning & Development Sponsor
Western Continuing Studies